MP Dallas Alahapperuma, Anura Priyadharshana Yapa, Nimal Siripala de Silva, Mahinda Amaraweera, Douglas Devananda, Bandula Gunawardena, Karunaratne Paranawithana, Keheliya Rambukwella,Priyankara Jayaratne, A.H.M. Fowzie, Ashu Marasinghe, Karu Jayasuriya, Ameer Aki and Saheed Maulana joined this event, which was titled as the 'Reception for the successful conclusion of visits of Sri Lanka parliament members to China'.
They joined this function at Water’s Edge on July 31st as MPs who had toured China during the past four years.
Addressing the gathering, the Chinese Ambassador to Sri Lanka - Mr. Cheng Xueyuan said that these delegations had visited China on 11 occasions and the final tour had been on July 14th.
Meanwhile, Speaker Karu Jayasuriya said that 160 MPs and 32 Parliament staff members had visited China in addition to the 30 journalists who cover parliament.